Sep 26, 2012 7:00pm PDT
in the national debate about healthcare. the debut of dock meantly called the waiting room. janet live in oakland to explain how high land hospital plays the starring role. >> that's right, gasia. the debut is tonight in new york city. i talked with in the bay area about his film. he says that he spent months gathering hundreds of hoursf interviews with patients and staff cynthia johnson or c. j. is one of 70 thousand who works in high land hospital's emergency department. a non-stop high pressure job serving the 250 to 300 patients who come in every day often because they don't have insurance or primary care doctor. c. j. is also one of the people featured in a new dock meantly called the waiting room. the film shows the healthcare system through the eyes of patients and hospital staff. tonight the film has its premier in new york city with film maker high land ceo. nick spoke with us by phone. >> what we wanted to show with the film is what the reality and the struggle that both patients and institutions are going through, to be able to, you know, serve our national conversation is the privileg
Oct 1, 2012 2:05am EDT
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Sep 26, 2012 2:35am EDT
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Sep 29, 2012 7:00am EDT
getting even healthcare through. host: all right, paul, we're going to move to andy on our line from independents, calling from florida. caller: sorry, i'm calling from south carolina. host: ok, andy is calling from south carolina where. in south carolina, andy? caller: columbia. host: ok. are you in favor of divided government or one party? caller: well, i'm not so sure i'm in favor of either one, unless -- except if divided government is going to give us what it's given us now and nothing gets done, nothing gets passed. we got a credit rating downgraded because one party says my way or the highway. that's not good governance. it's not -- there's no such thing as my way or the highway. we all have to compromise, you know, in a marriage, the husband doesn't get everything he wants, and neither does the wife. and that's the way i look at it. we all have different views. what we should do is agree on the things that we should agree on that will serve the common good, like infrastructure, and going to disagree on certain things, and that's fine. but as far as this filibuster thing in th
Sep 27, 2012 5:00am PDT
healthcare problems in the u.s. >> we wanted to show the film as the reality in the struggle that both patients and institution are going through. >> the film opens here in the bay area next month. >>> the time is now 5:24, sales tax is going up, and that includes residents at hercules. they will start paying sales tax at three-quarters% and in sonoma it goes to 8%. it is a one percent increase in all four of those cities. >>> well a popular south bay district is celebrating its 10th anniversary. exactly one month before it was due to open, the biggest fire raged through dozens of stores and housing units. this weekend, many are donating 10% of their revenue to the fire department's trust in honor of fire crews. they will be speaking at a kickoff tonight. >>> time now 5:25 will this get you to where you are going, sal? >> where are the roads going? >> right now we are starting with a look at the commute on 280, that looks nice getting on to highway 17 and you can see traffic is moving a long well. also the morning commute looks good on the sunole grade, be careful as you drive around.
Sep 29, 2012 6:00am PDT
's high-speed wireless networks. one idea started just six weeks ago is linking patients with healthcare providers using tablets to monitor their vitals such as blood or weight realtime. another expected to be released next year promotes safety. you can track your teenagers location and speed at home from a tablet. this is called geo fencing. >> gio fencing is setting a radius for the teenage driver and if he were to leave that area, the parent would receive an alert that the driver is out of the radius. >> at&t has invested $90,000 to foster three foundries to foster invasion. the others are in texas and israel. >> most of these are outside developers, startups, they are architects and we think that drawing on that knowledge from the community is the only way we will move forward at a fast pace. >> there's been talk about replacing remote controls with voice commands. the foundry launched this app. >> channel 1,007. the audio gets sent up to the speech recognition server and in the cloud it figures out what those words were and how they match with the program con ten that's available. >
Sep 30, 2012 2:00am PDT
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Sep 30, 2012 7:00am PDT
. it is part of the healthcare overall. it is estimated that # 200 facilities with you is 2/3rd of the hospital serving medicare hospitals will be fined an average of $125,000 next year. >>> the post master general said the postal service is on the brink of bankruptcy. the agency today will default on a $5 billion payment to the treasury. >> post master general tells the press. his agency would be profitable if it weren't for lawmakers delays. they have asked congress for more than a year for legislation that would eliminate saturday mail deliveries and reduce the my billion dollars payment for retiree health benefits. >> they are forcing vice-presidential paul ryan to donate a gift he received out there on the campaign trail. he attended a banquet for hunters yesterday. the u.s. sportsman's alliance presented him with a manned made american shotgun. >> i have got one from my grandfather. a zero gauge. you know what is great, the downward ejection, so lefties. this is your gun. righties this is your gun. >> he said he will donate the firearm for a silent auction. if elected he and mitt romney w